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Posted on January 27, 2015 by Rachel Cohen
What Are Spider Veins?

Spider veins are dilated blood vessels under the skin’s surface that closely resemble spider legs, hence the name “spider veins.” These veins are usually pretty harmless but can be associated with some diseases, which is why it’s important to get them evaluated by the specialists at Palm Vein Center. If you have spider veins and would like to get them removed or get them looked at by a physician, keep reading then call Palm Vein Center to schedule an appointment! 

There are some factors that increase your risk of developing this type of vein:

Pregnancy:...

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Posted on January 20, 2015 by Rachel Cohen
Should I Be Screened for Peripheral Artery Disease?

Do you have painful cramping in your hips, thighs or calves after walking or climbing stairs? Do your lower legs or feet get cold, numb or weak? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then you should consider being screened for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). Other symptoms may include: 

-Sores on your toes, feet or legs that won’t heal-Hair loss on your feet and legs-Weak pulse In your feet and legs-Shiny skin on your legs-Toenails growing at a slow rate-Erectile dysfunction in men

The team at Palm Vein Center provides patients with a comprehensive screening to...

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Posted on January 13, 2015 by Rachel Cohen
Diseases of The Veins

When you think about a disease of the veins, varicose veins are probably the first that come to mind, right? Well, that’s not completely unusual considering approximately 50 percent of the U.S. population over 50 years old has varicose veins. Nevertheless, there are many other vein diseases you should be aware of should you find yourself with one or more vein conditions in the near future. The specialists at Palm Vein Center put a heavy emphasis on patient education so that patients can address their vein issues quickly and efficiently. Below are a few diseases of the veins everyone should...

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